CougAR Lab Students Display AR Tech at Tech Fest Live
The UH College of Technology Digital Media program joined several corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and students from Houston-area school districts at the Tech Fest Live Event. Held at The Ion technology hub, the event was created to educate and inspire youth about technology-industry careers and pathways. Professor Tony Liao and research assistants from the CougAR lab brought augmented and virtual reality headsets from the lab for students to experience.
Share Your Holidays This Season
For the fourth year, the University of Houston at Sugar Land is joining ABC 13 and the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center for the Share Your Holidays Food Drive. This is the 42nd year for the event, which will take place on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. “We are so happy to join with our neighbors at the Ismaili Center to collect food for people right here in our community,” said Jay Neal, associate vice president, academic affairs and chief operating officer at UH at Sugar Land.
Long-time Volunteers Help the Homeless by Helping at UH Health Clinic
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Houston’s Midtown neighborhood has been serving the homeless population for years. One year ago, the University of Houston College of Nursing added a Nurse-managed Health Clinic that expanded the care provided to the homeless and working poor. It attracted clients in search of services and volunteers in search of opportunities to give back.
Students Meet their Supporters in Annual Nursing Scholarship Events
“Being a nurse connects you to your community in a way that illustrates how needed and how valued you are.” The words from Kathryn Tart, Professor and Founding Dean of the University of Houston College of Nursing, rang true for the nearly 100 nursing students, their families and other supporters who gathered for the UH College of Nursing 2022 Scholarship Banquets.
Leadership and Innovation Students Put Skills to Work for City of Sugar Land
Student interns from the University of Houston College of Technology’s innovation program Leadership and Innovation Management Program are impressing City of Sugar Land leaders, helping to solve problems, and improving city services. The program is entering its third year, offering students the opportunity to earn an Innovation Engineering Blue Belt certification and course credit.
City of Sugar Land Celebrates Provost Paula Myrick Short
Paula Myrick Short’s legacy in higher education extends across the University of Houston campus, the UH System, and the nation. Recently, her accomplishments as UH senior vice president for academic affairs and provost were particularly felt in the city of Sugar Land. During a recent Sugar Land City Council meeting, friends and supporters gathered to pay tribute to Short before her retirement at the end of the month.